Articles posted by Jeff Conner

Author: Jeff Conner

President, Husband, Father, Grandfather Graduate of UC Davis- Bio Sci Major- Go Aggies! Jeff has extensive experience in all of Pacific Mobility’s products and services, and specializes in accessibility products as well as stair lifts, ceiling lifts and custom wheel chairs. His hobbies include spending time with family, gardening, mountain biking, exercising and off road motorcycle riding.
  • 24 years as Owner/President of Pacific Mobility Center - selling, installing, and servicing stairlifts, porch lifts, ceiling lifts, pool lifts, handicap ramping, specialty wheelchairs, scooters, power wheel chairs, and other power mobility devices
  • Certified Environmental Access Consultant since 2008
  • Licensed General Contractor since 1998
  • Certified Aging in Place Specialist since 2016
  • Board Member for Home Access Professionals
  • Member of Association of Members of the Accessibility Equipment Industry (AEMA)

Benefits and Options of the Bruno Elite Stair Lift

PMC  April 23, 2019    pmc  Jeff Conner

Looking for a high-quality stairlift? Bruno is a name widely recognized as being a leader in the mobility aid industry; Bruno’s latest model, the Bruno Elite, has features and specs that will win over consumers seeking convenience, dependability, and ease. Check out some of the benefits and options of the Bruno Elite Stair Lift to improve your quality of life or the life of someone you love.

Choosing the proper lift for your specific vehicle

PMC  April 16, 2019    pmc  Jeff Conner

 Rely on your mobility aids vendor to help you with distinctive options that fit you, your lifestyle and budget best. From choosing the proper lift for your specific vehicle to upgrading a lift with a more comfortable seat or sling, buy from supportive and dependable retailers that will provide service after the sale with a smile.

The Importance of Proper Lighting to Aging in Place

PMC  April 9, 2019    pmc  Jeff Conner

There are many factors that contribute to the senior’s ability to remain in their home and preserve their autonomy; one of these is overall health and well-being. Falls often occur due to inadequate lighting throughout the living environment which impacts independence.

Choosing the Right Sling with the Right Lift

PMC  April 2, 2019    pmc  Jeff Conner

There are many things to consider when seeking to buy the best lift for both your needs and your living environment. From the right sling and style to the best function and seat, there are no details too small when contemplating your mobility aids and when it comes to choosing the right sling with the right lift- as well as a range of options to enhance everyday living.

Getting your outdoors spring-ready

PMC  March 26, 2019    pmc  Jeff Conner

Getting your outdoors spring-ready consists of many tasks and chores intended to make the home a safer, more accessible place to be. For example, one early step to preparing for spring is to clear away trash and clutter that could present health and fall risks; another is to adapt current living situations with mobility aids, like ramps and lifts.

Deciding between manual or electric wheelchairs

PMC  March 19, 2019    pmc  Jeff Conner

Deciding between manual or electric wheelchairs comes down to a few basic criteria: physical needs, lifestyle, and budget. Many consumers utilize the lowest restrictive level of care when it comes to mobility aids, that is, use a manual wheelchair until their condition no longer allows, so the decision is subject to change over time.

Strategies, such as Parkour Training May Help to Reduce the Risk of a Dangerous Fall

PMC  March 12, 2019    pmc  Jeff Conner

Want to reduce the risk of a dangerous fall? Seniors are encouraged to take strides and steps to maintain balance and flexibility throughout the life cycle with strategies like Parkour Training, yoga, and practicing falling. These attempts may make falls less frequent and less injurious, contributing to a more positive quality of life.

Understand the Stair Lift Rail System Before You Purchase

PMC  March 5, 2019    pmc  Jeff Conner

Many seniors may be slightly intimidated by the prospect of installing a stair lift system in their home simply due to the unfamiliarity and technological aspect of the system. Understand the stairlift rail system before you purchase by asking your vendor to explain and demonstrate the unit; this will also point toward the best vendor in your region to invest your time and money with.

Proper Lift Selection And Usage Is Important For Both Patient And Caregiver Safety

PMC  February 26, 2019    pmc  Jeff Conner

Think before you buy: proper lift selection and usage are important for both patient and caregiver safety. Consider features like versatility, convenience, permanence, and cohesion with the living environment before selecting your new lift. Also, always follow manufacturer recommendations for usage and ask your mobility vendor for a demonstration to ensure safety and security during operation.

Stairlifts May Have Surprising Benefits for Dementia Patients

PMC  February 19, 2019    pmc  Jeff Conner

 When you think of disabilities that could lead to the use of mobility aids, you may overlook individuals living with dementia. Dementia impacts mobility and can impede access around the home and in the community. Stairlifts have surprising benefits for patients with dementia and help to preserve autonomy that might otherwise be lost due to symptoms of this disease.